Settlement Over Prayers At Dell Seen As Fair For All


All sides in a Nashville imbroglio over ancient Islamic practices and modern production-line demands were busy yesterday congratulating each other for resolving a workplace dispute before it festered into something far more confrontational.

More than 30 Muslim workers, who say they had no choice but to quit their jobs at Dell Computer after receiving a ''work or pray'' edict, will get to return to their seasonal jobs packing boxes and driving forklifts under an agreement brokered this week…

The workers and the companies hammered out one agreement with the Human Relations Commission, but over the weekend, attorneys from the Washington, D.C.-based Council on American-Islamic Relations became involved…

 


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